Feast on Great Radio With These Special Programs

WFPL has a bounty of great radio for you this Thanksgiving weekend.

 
Thursday

11am – 1pm Turkey Confidential

Are the green beans burning? Can’t find your turkey baster? Lynne Rossetto Kasper to the rescue! WFPL will air The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential call-in special on Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm. Whether you’re bringing your own bird this year or you’re just hoping for a little vicarious turducken, Lynne and her special guests Marcus Samuelsson, Rick Bayless, Ina Garten and Peter Sagal are sure to inform and entertain. To be part of the show, call (800) 537-5252 or email contact@splendidtable.org.

If you need some tips sooner, check out the America’s Test Kitchen Thanksgiving Special, which WFPL broadcast yesterday.

1 pm – 2 pm Best of the Best: The Third Coast Festival Broadcast

This special highlights the winning entries of the 12th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. This is THE place to hear the most accomplished producers and best emerging talent from around the world, artists who are shaping the future of public radio.

8 pm – 10 pm Even More of the Best of the Best

If the afternoon broadcast whet your appetite, tune in for a main course. All two hours of the winners of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

Friday

1 pm Byline

We have some special pieces prepared for Byline, too. From a rare lost interview with Muhammad Ali to a new conversation between WFPL’s Jonathan Bastian and renowned author and neurologist Oliver Sacks. We’ll also hear about a man who saw the Civil War like no one else, and we’ll look at theology through a black gay lens with writer and activest Darnell Moore.

Gabe Bullard

Gabe Bullard is the director of news and editorial strategy.

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